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Guilt in Guantanamo: Will there be a verdict?
If you've been tortured by the CIA, you're not allowed to talk about it with anyone aside from your lawyer.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 10:32 GMT
Good torture, bad torture
Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo victims of torture seek justice in US courts.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 12:41 GMT
Maliki's Iraq: Rape, executions and torture
Iraq is wracked by detentions, torture, and executions, and fingers are pointing at Prime Minister Maliki.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 14:41 GMT
State of the drones
Although heavily implied, one thing Obama didn't directly mention in his State of the Union speech was drones.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 13:03 GMT
Khaled el-Masri and empire's oblivion
By allowing surrogate countries to take the blame, America can conveniently forget about being responsible for torture.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 15:07 GMT
Normalising death: The business of drones
As the leading suppliers, users and developers of drones, the US and Israel have defined the landscape of the industry.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2012 08:26 GMT
After the UN vote, how to stop the rockets for good
Regardless of Palestine's status at the UN, until one side breaks the mould, rockets and bodies will continue to fall.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2012 10:07 GMT
Iraq execution spree under the spotlight
Spate of executions, mass detentions and alleged torture raise concerns over country's human rights situation.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 16:23 GMT
9/11 hearings: Hear no evil
If the government prevails, observers at any of the 9/11 hearings would see, but not hear those on trial, writes Hajjar.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 10:50 GMT
CIA: KUBARK's very long shadow
A recently uncovered FBI 'primer' document on interrogation techniques cites manuals from the CIA's dark past.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 09:27 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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